|[Home Movies: Medicus Collection: "Holiday Activities 1929"]|
Kids playing around, small children performing in blackface, Christmas 1929 events, kids playing around in park on West Side of New York City (Manhattan).
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|A Bosko Cartoon Collection - Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising|
Bosko is an animated cartoon character created by Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising in 1927 and the first recurring character in the Leon Schlesinger cartoon series Looney Tunes. "Although Harman and Ising based Bosko's looks on Felix the Cat, Bosko, like Mickey, got his personality from the blackface characters of the minstrel and vaudeville shows popular in the 1930s. Whereas Disney masked Mickey by making him a mouse, Harman and Ising made Bosko a genuine black boy...
Keywords: Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising; Bosko; Looney Tunes
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|Le Cauchemar - Georges Méliès|
Le Cauchemar, 1896, 1m09s Star Film Catalogue No. 82 In the grip of a nightmare, a man tosses and turns in bed. He imagines a woman sitting at the foot end, clad only in a sheet, but when he reaches out to embrace her, she turns into a blackface minstrel with a banjo, and he reacts in horror, falling back onto the bed. The minstrel leaps up onto the bed and performs a song and dance routine. Unable to stand it any longer, the man grabs him by the shoulders, only to find him turning into Pierrot ...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Fantasy
Downloads: 1,246 (2 reviews)